Nigeria’s Latest Terrorist Franchise: Ansaru


A few facts about the group that killed seven foreign hostages in Nigeria a day ago:

*The group is called “Jama’atu Ansarul Muslimina Fi Biladis-Sudan” (“the Vanguard for the Protection of Muslims in Black Africa) – AKA  Ansaru.

*Ansaru is a splinter group from Boko Haram.

*While Boko Haram attacks local targets, Ansaru seems to have an international agenda. It crossed over Nigeria’s border, entered Cameroon, and kidnapped Western hostages there. It also attacked Nigerian soldiers who were en route to Mali for a UN peacekeeping mission.

Nigeria has serious security challenges on its hands. Like the Delta militancy, the Islamist insurgency in Nigeria is splintering into a hydra. The federal government of President Goodluck Jonathan has a major issue on their hands. They face Boko Haram on the domestic front, and now a new terror group with international capability. Things are looking grim for Goodluck Jonathan.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CoU2xHq14ig

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  1. Abu ubaidullah alnigerie | Reply

    May Allah asisst islam and muslim

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